Melinda Gates became a billion-dollar mistress after her divorce from Bill Gates, shares found in these companies

Posted on 7th May 2021 06:05 pm by rohit kumar

The wealth of Melinda Gates, the former wife of Bill Gates, the fourth richest person in the world, has increased by more than $ 2 billion since her divorce. Melinda Gates was a billionaire in combined net worth with Bill Gates, but now her net worth has exceeded $ 2 billion on a single basis. Cascade Investment, a company created by Bill Gates, has transferred shares in two of Mexico's largest companies to Melinda. Due to this, the total wealth that Melinda has received within the last few days after divorce has increased by more than $ 2 billion.


How many shares were received in which company?


According to a Bloomberg report, on May 3, information to the stock markets said that Cascade had transferred more than $ 500 million of shares in Coca-Cola Femsa and Grupo Television to Melinda Gates. On May 3 itself, Bill and Melinda Gates announced the breaking up of the 27-year-old marriage. Approximately $ 120 million shares of Coca-Cola Femsa and approximately $ 386 million shares in Grupo Television have been transferred to Melinda French Gates.


Shares found in these two companies as well


Apart from this, Cascade has transferred 1.41 crore shares of Canadian National Railway Company and 29.4 lakh shares of AutoNation Inc to Melinda. The shares received by Melinda in the Canadian National Railway Company are worth $ 1.5 billion, while the shares in AutoNation Inc are worth $ 309 million. Thus, the total value of these shares is more than $ 1.8 billion.


How much is bill gates wealth now


After the divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates, it was previously anticipated that there would be a transfer of property to a larger amount, as in the case of other billionaires' divorces. Bill and Melinda Gates also ran the 'Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. According to a Forbes report, Bill Gates' wealth fell to about $ 128.1 billion on Tuesday after the stock transfer, up from $ 130.4 billion earlier. However, on Thursday, Bill Gates' wealth rose by $ 494 million to $ 145 billion.

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